Kadant Awarded Turnkey Fiber Processing Line for New Tissue Machine

Nov. 23, 2015-- Kadant Inc. today announced it received an order totaling approximately $3 million from a tissue producer in Latin America for a fiber processing line to produce pulp from virgin fiber and recycled “mill broke” fiber. The turnkey project features Kadant's new compact fiber processing system concept designed specifically for virgin fiber pulping applications.

“As a well-regarded supplier of recycled fiber processing equipment, we are pleased to be recognized for our advances in virgin fiber processing equipment with this order from a major tissue producer in Latin America,” said Jonathan W. Painter, president and chief executive officer of Kadant.

“This turnkey order includes some of our latest design concepts in fiber processing equipment that more efficiently and effectively produce pulp from both virgin and recycled sources allowing the producer to compete more cost-effectively.”

Kadant Inc. is a leading supplier to the global pulp and paper industry and process industries worldwide. The company's stock-preparation; fluid-handling; and doctoring, cleaning, and filtration products are designed to increase efficiency and improve quality in pulp and paper production. For more information, visit www.kadant.com..

SOURCE: Kadant Inc.